Teahupoo: who said windsurfers can't take it?

Kevin Pritchard, Camille Juban, and Antoine "Titun" Martin have enjoyed a stunning mast-high windsurfing session at Teahupoo, Tahiti. It might sound strange, but no one got hurt.

Teahupoo is one of the heaviest waves on Planet Earth. Surfers and bodyboarders perfectly understand how hard it can be to wipe out in the most famous Tahitian cavern. If you're a windsurfer, the game level steps up.

Apparently, that is not a problem for Pritchard, Juban and Martin. They seem to know what they're doing. Kevin, who had already sailed Teahupoo a few times, picked up a video camera and did the shooting.


Yael Paz: his opponent was devastated | Photo: Neuza Aires Pereira/ISAF Youth Worlds

Yael Paz and Stefaniya Elfutina have taken out the 2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship in Tavira, Portugal.

In the last day of competition, Paz held on to take gold after a nervy finish. With three races sailed Mattia Camboni reduced Paz's four-point lead to one in Race 10 with a bullet.

One place separated them in Race 11 with two points the difference going into the showdown. The mathematics had been done before Race 12 and Camboni needed to put two places between him and Paz.


Cody Steward: the new leader of US Windsurfing

Cody Steward is the new executive director of US Windsurfing.

Steward started windsurfing in 2002, and he has been a member of US Windsurfing since 2008. He has been participating in the organization as an event organizer, competitor and instructor.

"I am excited for the opportunity to work with US Windsurfing! For years I have been trying to find ways to get more involved with the sport and help the stoke," explains Cody Steward.